Here are the details of Governor Rendell's Tuition Relief Act, which applies to Pennsylvanians who attend community colleges or state-owned universities. Rendell has urged the General Assembly to approve his plan quickly so that it can assist students as early as this fall:
Thank you to Jennifer Boggs for this information regarding the Scholastic Art and Writing Awards, which awards $3.25 million in scholarships annually (quite an impressive list of past recipients):
seems every day more news stories emerge about the challenges students and
parents face paying for college, but it can be especially difficult if you’re
not an athlete or honor student…but an artist. The Scholastic Art & Writing Awards,
now in its 86th year, gives creative teens a chance to earn money
for college by using their talents in 25 categories of art and writing
including poetry, photography, graphic design, science fiction and sculpture.